Eliza Gallagher, PhD
My research touches on mathematics, K-20 teacher preparation, identity theory, epistemic beliefs, STEM persistence, and diversity in STEM education in varying amounts depending on the project. You can find out more under the Research tab.
For an idea of what my current graduate students are working on, check out The Team.
M-13 Holtzendorff Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
(last update 1/13/2017)
A few professional highlights from before I came to Clemson:
Tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at California State University, Chico.
Co-Director of the Chico Math Project, one site of the statewide California Mathematics Project. The Chico Math Project provides professional development to inservice mathematics teachers grades K-12 throughout northern California.
Administrative Director of the Raleigh School of Ballet in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The views expressed on this page are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Clemson University or any of the Departments with which the author is affiliated.
"Work in Progress: Understanding how Action Modes® can help or hinder students in self-paced courses" by Khushi Patel, Claire Dancz, Eliza Gallagher, and Charity Watson has been accepted for presentation and publication in the First Year Programs Division at the 2017 ASEE Conference and Exhibition.
Khushi Patel received a Spring 2017 Professional Enrichment Grant (PEG) to attend the 2017 American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exhibition, where she will present a paper: "Work in Progress: Understanding how Action Modes® can help or hinder students in self-paced courses".
"The Ideal Ph.D. Advisor: a Work in Progress" by Aubrie Pfirman and Eliza Gallagher has been accepted for presentation at the Gordon Research Conference: Chemistry Education Research and Practice, to be held at Bates College in Lewiston, ME in June 2017.
We are seeking collaborators at other institutions to conduct research on the role of conation in predicting student success in courses with significant SELF-PACED and/or TEAM-BASED components.
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Paper to appear (ASEE)
Travel grants for the team!
Poster to appear (GRC)
Call for collaborators
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